Why work at MWCC?
Why work at Mount Wachusett Community College?
MWCC faculty and staff come from all walks of life. The college strives to create an environment where students, faculty, and staff feel comfortable and where new ideas and perspectives are encouraged and rewarded. We will continuously search for the common good, respect and honor our differenced and make them work for the advantage of all. We are committed to attracting the best faculty and staff for our students, regardless of, age, race, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, or lifestyle.
Mount Wachusett Community College serves 29 cities and towns in North Central Massachusetts and is an accredited, public institution offering over 40 associate degree and certificate programs. The 269-acre main campus is in Gardner; satellite campuses are located in Leominster, Fitchburg, Athol, and Devens. Courses are offered in the day, evening, and on weekends, and online. The college community enjoys resources including the east Wing Art Gallery; the 555-seat Theatre at the Mount featuring musicals, comedies, dramas and children’s productions; the Fitness and Wellness Center, offering a variety of fitness classes, exercise equipment, and an Olympic-size swimming pool; a complete library with access to thousands of online publications and databases as well as electronic classrooms. Through its membership in the CWMARS regional library system, access to all other public and academic libraries in the region is available.
Our full-time faculty and staff enjoy a generous benefits package, including generous retirement plans, twelve health insurance options, dental care, and life and long-term disability insurance. Education and lifelong learning are valued here and a tuition remission program assists with access to education at Massachusetts’ public colleges and universities for full-time employees and their spouses and children.
Mount Wachusett Community College is located 60 miles west of Boston and 28 miles north of Worcester. Several state and national parks, including the Appalachian Trail, the White Mountains, the Berkshires and the Green Mountains are a day-trip away. The area’s unrivalled cultural opportunities include the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, The Worcester Art Museum, the Fitchburg Art Museum, and more. North Central Massachusetts is home to excellent public, charter, and private schools as well as an affordable lifestyle. The ACCRA cost of living index for first quarter 2009 indicates that the Fitchburg-Leominster Metro Area is the least expensive urban area to live in throughout all of New England! In addition, according to the North Central Massachusetts Economic Development Council (NCMEDC), Mount Wachusett Community College is recognized as one of the top 20 employers in North Central Massachusetts.